He was the Chief Executive Officer of the company "VP Group" (later renamed "Maxima Group"), of which he is a partial stock-owner. He is the author of four books and the translator of one ("Cleaning the Mind", by Geshe Jampa Tinley from Russian into Lithuanian, published in 2010). His mother is a renowned writer and professor in Classics Dalia Dilyte, his father - a mathematician.
Ignas developed an interest in basketball at a young age, competing in regional tournaments with his high school team
He graduated from the Vilniaus Baltupių School with an award for academic excellence in 1988. He went on to graduate from the Medical Department of Vilnius University and later studied law.
Business After months of work there, the partners founded the private company VP Group. In 2005, he was appointed head manager of Euro-Vaistinė, a drugstore chain run by the conglomerate.
Since 2008 he is an adviser and non-executive Board"s member in several firms, including VP and NDX UAB, an investment and holding company, active in the energy and FMCG production businesses.
Other Ventures In 2010, Ignas collaborated with the Latvian director Maris Martinsons, as a producer of the film Amaya. He is credited as being one of the founders of the annual Vilnius Marathon. In 2013 the Lithuanian Sports University granted him an honorary degree, in recognition of his services as president of the university"s National Health Institute.